Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone has unveiled a new $19 million ferrochrome smelter, the second of five planned for Sohar, production at which will be led by Gulf Mining Group, a leading producer and exporter of chrome ore.
US miner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has agreed to pay 16.3 per cent more in annual processing charges to large Chinese copper smelters in 2015, with the 10-year high fee likely to set the benchmark for China.
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s leading smelters, has appointed Hassan Noor as the new manager for its Carbon 3 unit.
A Bahraini national, Noor joined Alba in 1997 as a senior operator in the Carbon Department.
Aluminium producer Alcoa Incorporated said the smelter at Ma'aden, Saudi Arabia, which is in its start-up phase, has temporarily stopped production on one of two potlines.
The company said the potline was s
Emirates Aluminium (Emal), a joint venture between Mubadala and Dubai Aluminium, said the work on its Phase II expansion project is more than 70 per cent complete and is on track to meet its December 2013 deadline.
The early works
Emirates Aluminium (Emal), a leading UAE-based Aluminium smelter, recently celebrated the installation of the final steel structure for the potline of its phase II expansion.
With the final one of 120 specially designed steel stru
Emirates Aluminium Company (Emal), a hitech aluminium smelter complex based in the UAE, said it has achieved a safety milestone with a record 25 million safe work hours without a single Lost Time Incident (LTI) in April in the Phase II project i
Dubai Aluminium (Dubal), one of the largest single-site smelters in the world using pre-bake anode technology, is set to showcase its innovative technologies at the upcoming Aluminium Middle East 2013.
A leading exhibition for alu
Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) is leveraging its strategic sponsorship of this year’s Water Energy Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2013”) to showcase its efficiency-improvement efforts which target optimised consumption of ener